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10:02 p.m.

Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say
Couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say
A couple were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide late Tuesday at their residence near Valley View and Oakey boulevards. Police received a welfare check request ...

8:43 p.m.

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U.S. officials: Video shows American’s beheading
A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in ...

6:50 p.m.

Man gets 8 years for DUI crash that killed 2 in Las Vegas
A man who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in a crash that killed two people in Las Vegas last fall has been sentenced.

6:13 p.m.

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Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area
Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to ...

5:46 p.m.

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Texas’ Rick Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream
Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would ...

5:34 p.m.

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Police: St. Louis officers kill knife-wielding man
A large crowd, some chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery.

5:29 p.m.

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Ferguson arrests include at least 10 journalists
A photographer for the Getty agency and two German reporters were among the latest journalists arrested while covering protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

4:05 p.m.

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Gun trial set for embattled former legislator
An embattled former assemblyman who last year became the only person ever expelled from the Nevada Legislature will be tried in October for allegedly threatening to hurt Democratic Assembly leader Marilyn Kirkpatrick with a gun.

3:31 p.m.

State receives more than 400 medical marijuana business applications
State receives more than 400 medical marijuana business applications
The state's health department received more than 400 applications to operate medical marijuana businesses in Nevada by the deadline ...

2:42 p.m.

One person injured in rollover crash on Charleston Boulevard
A rollover crash in the west valley sent one person to the hospital this morning, Metro Police said.​ Dispatchers received a call at 10:34 a.m.​ about a...

2:18 p.m.

UMC governing board seeks OK to meet in private
UMC governing board seeks OK to meet in private
Clark County Commissioners signaled mixed support today for a proposal to let University Medical Center’s newly formed governing board meet outside the public eye. Commissioners voted 4-3 to ...

2:03 p.m.

Flash flood warning issued for Dolan Springs area
A flash flood warning has been issued for south-central Clark County, which includes the area of Dolan Springs and Chloride, until 3:45 p.m. as a thunderstorm moves...

1:37 p.m.

Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
Overturned truck snarls traffic on I-15 at Blue Diamond Road
An overturned concrete mixer truck is causing heavy delays on Interstate 15 near Blue Diamond Road, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Troopers responded to reports...

12:53 p.m.

Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
Calif. police sergeant accused of soliciting undercover Las Vegas officer
A police sergeant from Glendale, Calif., was arrested earlier this month after he allegedly solicited sex from an undercover Las Vegas police officer, according to ...

12:32 p.m.

Police cleared in shooting of stranger discovered by homeowner on couch
Metro Police have been cleared in the shooting death of a stranger who a homeowner discovered sitting on his couch wearing only...

11:22 a.m.

NY Islanders owner announces sale
he New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, the team says...

10:44 a.m.

Henderson Police cut desk services at all but downtown station
Henderson Police cut desk services at all but downtown station
Henderson Police are temporarily eliminating desk services at two stations because of staffing shortages, city officials said. The stations at...

10:22 a.m.

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Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with his mug shot
A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot. Nineteen-year-old Bobby Burt, of Pittsfield, had the ...

10:13 a.m.

Coroner IDs victim in fatal stabbing; 3 sought
Authorities have identified a 25-year-old man who was stabbed to death over the weekend in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say...

10:05 a.m.

MMA fighter War Machine won’t contest extradition to Nevada
MMA fighter War Machine won’t contest extradition to Nevada
A mixed martial arts fighter accused of brutally beating his porn star girlfriend in Las Vegas told a California judge he won't contest ...

9:21 a.m.

Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in crash with truck
A man killed Monday when his motorcycle collided with a truck at a northeast valley intersection has been identified as...

9:10 a.m.

Up to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River
An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati. River traffic has been advised that the section of river has been closed to enable...

9:02 a.m.

Photo: Firefighters inspect the car of Emanuel Bergoglio,
3 relatives of Pope Francis killed in car crash
Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. The small car carrying...

9 a.m.

2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy
Two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided during a training mission over Italy on Tuesday and crashed into...

8:50 a.m.

Israeli leader recalls team from cease-fire talks
An Egyptian effort to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip appeared to collapse Tuesday after Israel walked out on the talks in response to a barrage of Palestinian rocket fire. The Israeli walkout occurred just hours before...

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